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Kristiansand vs Alpena, Michigan Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kristiansand, Norway and Alpena, Michigan, Usa is approximately 5,976 km or 3,714 mi.
  • To reach Kristiansand in this distance one would set out from Alpena, Michigan bearing 40.8° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Kristiansand bearing 118.9° or ESE .
  • Kristiansand has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Alpena, Michigan has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb).
  • Kristiansand is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome whereas Alpena, Michigan is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 1.1 °C (2°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 9 °C (16.2°F) less in Kristiansand. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 668.5 mm (26.3 in) more which is equivalent to 668.5 l/m² (16.41 US gal/ft²) or 6,685,000 l/ha (714,671 US gal/ac) more. About 2 as much.
  • There are 545 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Kristiansand. In whichever way circa 1h 29' less per day or about 3/4 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 13° lower in Kristiansand than in Alpena, Michigan.
  • Relative humidity levels are 10.9% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 3.1°C (5.6°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Kristiansand relative to Alpena, Michigan. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Alpena, Michigan vs Kristiansand.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +4 (+7) +4 (+7) +2 (+3) +-1 (-2) -3 (-6) -5 (-8) -6 (-10) -5 (-9) -4 (-8) -3 (-5) +0 (0) +5 (+8) +-1 (-2)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +6 (+11) +6 (+11) +4 (+7) +1 (+2) -1 (-1) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) 0 (-1) +1 (+3) +6 (+10) +1 (+2)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +8 (+14) +8 (+15) +6 (+10) +3 (+6) +2 (+4) +0 (+0) 0 (0) 0 (-1) +0 (+0) +2 (+4) +3 (+5) +7 (+12) +3 (+6)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +86 (+3) +67 (+3) +8 (+0) +16 (+1) -12 (0) -2 (0) +30 (+1) +57 (+2) +77 (+3) +100 (+4) +120 (+5) +121 (+5) +669 (+26)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +3 (+10) +3 (+11) 0 ( 0) +1 (+3) -2 ( -6) +1 (+3) +5 (+16) +5 (+16) +6 (+20) +6 (+19) +6 (+20) +6 (+19)   +40 (+11)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -1h 11' -1h 22' -2h 00' -0h 54' -0h 48' -0h 52' -2h 29' -2h 05' -1h 36' -2h 05' -0h 52' -1h 32'   -1h 29'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 04' -1h 10' -0h 12' +0h 47' +1h 46' +2h 24' +2h 06' +1h 11' +0h 10' -0h 49' -1h 48' -2h 24'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -13.1 -13.2 -13.2 -13.1 -13.1 -13.1 -13 -13 -13 -13 -13 -13   -13
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +8 +11 +10 +11 +5 +6 +11 +14 +14 +17 +13 +11   +10.9
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +7 (+13) +7.7 (+14) +5.1 (+9) +3.1 (+6) +0.5 (+1) -0.8 (-1) -0.3 (-1) +0.5 (+1) +0.9 (+2) +3 (+5) +3.4 (+6) +7 (+13) +3.1 (+6)

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